Category: Criminalizing Teenage Years

WATCH: Massachusetts Police Detective Threatens to Beat, Kill and Plant Drugs on Teens in Newly Released Videos

WATCH: Massachusetts Police Detective Threatens to Beat, Kill and Plant Drugs on Teens in Newly Released Videos

Videos of a Massachusetts police detective threatening to beat, murder and plant drugs on two teenagers, then cover it all up — videos which prosecutors sought to keep secret — have been released, thanks to The Republican newspaper. The videos show police interrogating the two teenage ...
California Cop Caught in Chaotic Video Wrestling with Teen for Jaywalking (Updated)

California Cop Caught in Chaotic Video Wrestling with Teen for Jaywalking (Updated)

A California cop, who tried to detain a high school student for jaywalking, ended up wrestling with him for more than two minutes as the teen's friend recorded, landing both of them in jail. The incident took place Wednesday in Fresno near First and Barstow outside Hoover High School ...
Detroit School Cop Maces, Beats High School Student Over Expired Elevator Pass

Detroit School Cop Maces, Beats High School Student Over Expired Elevator Pass

A video uploaded to YouTube last week shows a Detroit school cop shove, kick, drag and pepper spray a 15-year-old student after she broke a school rule and stepped on an elevator with an expired hall pass, attempting to get to class on time. On December of 2015, Cass Technical High Sc ...
Cleveland Police Union Chief Keeps Blaming Tamir Rice for his Own Death Despite $6 Million Settlement

Cleveland Police Union Chief Keeps Blaming Tamir Rice for his Own Death Despite $6 Million Settlement

In the usual display of crass and arrogance we have come to expect from police union leaders, the president of the Cleveland police union sent a letter to the media today, stating that Tamir Rice's family should donate a proceed of their settlement to educate kids about the dangers of pl ...
South Carolina Deputy Ben Fields Attacks High School Student in Class for Being “Verbally Disruptive”

South Carolina Deputy Ben Fields Attacks High School Student in Class for Being “Verbally Disruptive”

A South Carolina sheriff's deputy was caught on video yanking a female student from her desk by her neck and throwing her on the floor, dragging her several feet before pouncing on her, telling her to "put your hands behind your back." All because the girl was being "verbally disrupti ...
Cleveland Police Justified in Killing 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice, Reports State

Cleveland Police Justified in Killing 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice, Reports State

A rookie cop with a documented history of emotional instability and firearm incompetency was justified in shooting and killing Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy who had been playing with a pellet gun in a playground near his Cleveland home last year. That is the opinion of so-called "ex ...
Texas Arrest of Clock-Making Student is the Latest in Long Line of Zero Tolerance Overreactions From School Officials

Texas Arrest of Clock-Making Student is the Latest in Long Line of Zero Tolerance Overreactions From School Officials

On September 16, Miami police officer Paul Gourrier was suspended for handcuffing a five-year-old elementary school student. In Roanoke, Virginia, a sixth-grader was charged with a crime and suspended for a year for bringing a leaf to school that officials mistook for marijuana. An ...